A DIY Rock-Opera
Part Fable. Part Gig. Part Concept Album.
A brand new rock opera that follows one person's coming-of-age and is a rallying cry for the next generation of feminists.
After succumbing to peer pressure and trying to be someone she’s not, W. is transported to a strange and wondrous landscape. In order to find her way home, she must embark on a quest, reckon with her history and ultimately find her voice.
Two years ago, Ali Matthews and Leo Burtin walked 65 miles retracing the footsteps of the so-called Lancashire Witches – women who were hanged for being out-of-the-ordinary. Inspired by their journey, they made a musical extravaganza for our times: The Witching Way.